What is Aaykar Setu ? new android app to help you pay taxes on mobile.

  • FM launches a new tax payer service module ‘Aaykar Setu’ that compiles various tax tools, live chat facility, dynamic updates, and important links to various processes within the Income Tax Department in a single module;
    This e-initiative would not only provide better taxpayer services but would also help in reducing the direct physical interface between assesses and tax assessing authorities. 
  •  A new tax payer service module ‘Aaykar Setu’, was launched here today by the Union Finance Minister, Shri Arun Jaitley.
  • To enhance mobile access experience, a mobile responsive android version was also released along with the desktop version. Shri Jaitley stressed on the Government’s commitment towards continuously upgrading tax payer services.
  • The new step is an effort by the Income Tax Department (ITD) to directly communicate with the taxpayers, on a range of multiple informative and useful tax services aimed at providing tax information at their fingertips.
  • The module compiles various tax tools, live chat facility, dynamic updates, and important links to various processes within the Income Tax Department in a single module.
  • The tax payers will also be able to receive regular updates regarding important tax dates, forms and notifications on mobile numbers registered with the ITD.
  •  All taxpayers who wish to receive such SMS alerts are advised to register their mobile numbers in the Aaykar Setu module.
  •  The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) constantly endeavours to provide better taxpayer services and reduce taxpayer grievances.
  • New schemes and e-initiatives to educate the taxpayers and deliver tax payer services in an effective manner are key to this effort.

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